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This sixth edition offers a comprehensive yet accessible guide for understanding, designing and successfully carrying out qualitative research. Its combination of insights into different research traditions, practical advice and real-world examples make it a valuable resource for both beginners and experienced qualitative researchers.
The book is a very comprehensive guide for qualitative researchers that covers different methodologies used in information systems research. It provides useful instructions and tips for all stages of a qualitative study, and also helps novices and experts avoid pitfalls when doing qualitative inquiry.
This 6th edition of “Introduction to Qualitative Research” comprises most recent developments in qualitative social research and navigates the reader through the entire research process from initial planning to dissemination. With the integration of interactive digital elements, it makes it a highly attractive resource for both students and teachers.
With the 6th edition, the increased focus on practical implementation fosters a step-by-step guide for new researchers in qualitative research. Furthermore, the digital extension provides novices with an opportunity to work with the comprehensive body of knowledge, making this edition highly recommendable for students.
Not enough student resources. Powerpoint slides are very minimal.
Informative and accessible
This is a comprehensive introduction to qualitative research. There is a clear rationale for the given approaches to research with well constructed exercises designed to consolidate learning. The subjects are covered at sufficient depth for master's level research.
I use this within my research team to introduce researchers more familiar with quantitative methods to qualitiative research when required. As well as recommending it to PhD students.
Good overall summary of main features of qualitative research. Accessible and helpful
This textbook has had a really useful makeover from its previous edition and continues to offer aspects of theory in a clear and succinct way. Useful for a range of students but particularly undergraduate and masters level.
Good overview for students starting research.
An excellent all-in-one book with the latest research available on qualitative research.
This book was adopted as a recommended text and a request made for a library purchase. A prescribed text for the HSIP902 Research project module needs to include secondary research methods.
Clear and understandable manual for first time researchers
Thank you so much for this awesome book! I often wish I had more teaching hours allocated to my Qualitative Techniques courses..., but this book helps my students dive deeper into the ocean of Qualitative Research so that they can acquire the knowledge that we don't have time to discuss in class but that they need to master for they Master's thesis, among others.
The book is a compendium of qualitative research methods, many of them are widely applied in communication studies. Students will benefit from reading concise and simple introductions into each method and also research designs and processes.
Uwe Flick is one of the scholars who write so clearly on qualitative research that it becomes easier even for undergraduates to understand and even love qualitative research.
A clearly written,detailed and authoritative account of qualitative research.
Guides students through the qualitative research process from planning to dissemination, providing instruction and tips at each stage.
This is an extremely thorough and detailed exploration of the theories and issues underpinning qualitative research and a valuable resource for undergraduate and postgraduate students undertaking qualitative research projects.